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August 5, 2017
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FILMING FOR AMY SCHUMER MOVIE ON AUG. 7 Union Park Neighborhood Association reports that a production company will be in Boston capturing scenes for a new feature film starring Amy Schumer. On August 7, between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m., the crew will be filming scenes in two restaurants on Tremont Street near Union...
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July 28, 2017
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POLICE BEGIN COORDINATED PATROLS The Boston Police announced this week at the South End Forum’s Opiate Working Group that a coordinated patrol effort is underway in the Mass/Cass and surrounding South End areas – an effort that includes arrests when warranted and a loving push toward recovery services as well. Dep. Supt. Winifred Cotter...
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July 20, 2017
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STATE OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCES NEW SILVER LINE BUSES The full fleet of 44 Silver Line buses that run through the South End were replaced earlier this spring, and state transportation officials made the grand announcement of the new vehicles on Tuesday morning. State Transportation Secretary Stephanie Pollack said the 44 new Hybrid buses – all...
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July 14, 2017
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BOSTON CITY LIGHTS PRO-DANCE CAMP Acclaimed Boston-based dancer Carl Alleyne – an alum of City Lights – will be holding a free Pro-Dance Camp at City Lights on Washington Street next week. Director Duggan Hill said the camp is free and the only requirement is those signed up commit to some hard work. Young...
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July 7, 2017
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FESTIVAL BETANCES ANNOUNCES LINEUP The annual Festival Betances at IBA’s Villa Victoria development in the South End has another great lineup for the two-day event in the South End – beginning on Saturday, July 15, at 1 p.m. with a Parade through the neighborhood. Previously, the Parade has taken place on Friday night, but...
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June 23, 2017
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WHOLE FOODS TO AMAZON The announcement last Friday of the sale of Whole Foods to Amazon.com for $13.7 billion has shocked more than a few people, and piqued the curiosity of a number of those interested in business and consumer issues. There are three Whole Foods locations in the Sun’s coverage area, with the...
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June 17, 2017
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HARRISON ALBANY BLOCK CONSTRUCTION Construction is expected to start July 1 for the Harrison Albany Block redevelopment in the South End. Right now a completion of a Construction Management Plan and its approval by the City of Boston is in the works and is not open to public comment. In addition, the site is...
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June 9, 2017
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CANDIDATE NIGHTS FOR COUNCIL Jon Santiago, the Ward 4 Democratic chair, reported that the Committee will hold two candidate nights for City Council. The District 7 race, which has numerous candidate running, will have the candidate night on June 27, at 6:30 p.m. in the USES building. The District 2 race will have a...
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May 26, 2017
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SOWA MARKET ANNOUNCES THEME PARTIES Boston’s largest outdoor market is in full swing, with the SoWa Open Market now bringing 100+ artisans, 50+ local farmers and food makers, a dozen iconic food trucks, craft beers, live music, and good vibes every weekend from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through October. As part of the...
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May 19, 2017
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OFFICER JORGE DIAS REASSIGNED Officer Jorge Dias, long-time South End community service officer and patrol officer, was reassigned from the D-4 beat last week, with his last day at the old station house coming on Friday, May 12. The South End native has been a fixture on D-4 for a long time, but now...
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